Madison County, Iowa



Data added by transcriber in blue font

Veteran's Name: Smith, Luke Alonzo  (White)

Father: Patrick Smith
Residence: Patterson, Madison, Iowa Father's nativity: 
Occupation: Farmer Mother: 
Date of birth: 23 Jan 1845 Mother's nativity: 
Place of birth: New York, New York Wife: Mary Schoonover
Date of death: 09 Dec 1936 (91y 10m 16d) 2nd wife: 
Place of death: Brainerd, Crow, Minnesota 3rd wife: 
Place of burial: Evergreen Cemetery  
Cause of death: 


  William D - Brainerd, Minnesota

  Alonzo - Silverton, Oregon

  Joseph M. - Prole, Iowa

War record
  Rank: Private Company: Troop E Regiment: 7th
  State: Iowa Organization: Infantry
  Enlistment date: 03 May 1863
  Enlistment age: 18 Residence: Des Moines, Iowa
  Mustered out: 
  Discharged: 02 Oct 1865 at Washington D.C.
  Transfers: to Company E, 7th Iowa Cavalry, Reorganized
GAR membership
  Post name: Pitzer Date joined: 16 Dec 1910
  Post No.: 55 (S) Age at joining: 64
  Place: Winterset Transfers: 
Sources: War Dept. 1939: b. 23 Jan 1845; Roster Iowa Soldiers; Ex-Soldiers living Ia. 1886: Bevington; Graves Registration files; b. 29 Jan 1846; Post 55 Desc Book #272 - age 64 on 16 Dec 1910

1. Lived at Patterson, Iowa for many years.

2. Following Civil War was member of a scout troop fighting Indians in the West.

3. Someone hand wrote "White" after his name on both sides of the index card. The transcriber does not know what this implies or means.

4. War: XC-2574340


Transcribed by Kent G. Transier 04 Jan 2006.